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Hey, we’re The Ross Sea Party and we need your help to record our first full length album in April!
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The Ross Sea Party Are Recording a Full Length Album!

Hey, we’re The Ross Sea Party and we’re heading to the studio to record our first full length album in April. To do it right, we need your help!

We’ve grown together for a couple years now, playing shows all over the Los Angeles area and touring from Seattle to Austin. We released a self-recorded EP a while back [listen here], but now it’s time to take it to the next level – we’ve been working ridiculously hard writing new songs, honing them live and coming up with a master plan for recording this album in the most efficient way possible!

Recording the album

We’re going to do it the right way: in a real studio and with a well-respected producer.  To save money we will be recording most of the album in Sacramento and will finish vocals, overdubs and mixing in odd spaces around LA. All told we’ll put in three weeks from start to finish to ensure the songs get the love they deserve.

Where your contributions are going

The vast majority of our funds will go to

  • Studio time and related expenses
  • Producer’s fees for three-plus weeks

The rest will go towards mastering, CD duplication, distribution, and we were careful to earmark an appropriate amount for publicity to get the maximum value out of your contributions!

The final tally will go well beyond our Kickstarter goal so we really need your help to make this album a reality!

How you can help

Thankfully Kickstarter is the perfect way for you to vote with your dollars and make sure the music you love keeps getting made - the real, down to earth, devil-in-the-details music that can only be created by a group of like-minded souls sweating through good times and bad in the name of art.

And that’s us, The Ross Sea Party. We are truly grateful for all of you out there who are willing to help us create an album we’ll all be able to enjoy in the future. Thanks so much and we’ll see you on tour!

www.therossseaparty.com

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    A digital download of the completed album on its release date

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    A physical copy of the full-length album, plus a PRE-RELEASE digital download the day it's finished!

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    A hand screen printed, limited edition poster, PLUS the album

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    The RSP t-shirt (please specify size and shirt color - navy or white), PLUS poster and album

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    Signed one-of-a-kind black and white polaroid of the band recording in the studio, PLUS t-shirt, poster and album

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    Tickets for you and a guest to our private release party brunch with free drinks and a special performance, to be held on a Sunday afternoon in mid-June. PLUS signed polaroid, t-shirt, poster and album

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    Your name as part of a special thank you in the liner notes of the album, PLUS tickets to the release party, signed polaroid, t-shirt, poster and album

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    Ride with us and spend the evening at our next Southern California show out of town. Party it up with The Ross Sea in San Diego, Santa Barbara or Orange County… drinks are on us (with government-issued ID). OR a private Skype performance by the band in which we'll get some good sounds going and play all your favorite RSP songs, plus answer any questions you may have about our haircuts. PLUS your name in the liner notes, tickets to the release party, signed polaroid, t-shirt, poster and album

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    Tickets for 2 to any and all Ross Sea Party headline shows in the next year. If we play Tokyo, you'll still need a plane ticket, but your tickets will be waiting at the door! OR handwritten lyrics for your favorite 2 songs on the album and a homemade download mix tape of some of RSP's main influences and favorite tracks of late. PLUS your name in the liner notes, tickets to the release party, signed polaroid, t-shirt, poster and album

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    We'll create and post up online a live-performance video of your favorite RSP song with a special dedication to you at the beginning OR spend a day at the beach with the band! Good times for all as you catch some waves with Mike, get your tan on with Will, or scope out the the latest swimwear with Mark.. PLUS your name in the liner notes, tickets to the release party, signed polaroid, t-shirt, poster and album

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    We'll collaborate with you, by recording video and audio of a performance of any cover song of your choice. PLUS your name in the liner notes, tickets to the release party, signed polaroid, t-shirt, poster and album

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    Truly be part of the album by playing a part on it while we're in the studio! Don't play an instrument? Well let's hope you can clap your hands cause the tape's rollin. OR we'll perform a private acoustic show at the place of your choosing (within 300 miles of Los Angeles)! PLUS your name in the liner notes, tickets to the release party, signed polaroid, t-shirt, poster and album

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    A full on private show at the location of your choice (within 300 miles of Los Angeles, or you pay airfare and we'll go anywhere on Earth). Bring your friends or have your own VIP show in your bathrobe, it's your party! PLUS your name in the liner notes, tickets to the release party, signed polaroid, t-shirt, poster and album

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Funding period

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